Have you ever pinned something awesome on Pinterest and then completely forgotten about it? It's like you're planning a fantasy life because you never actually try to achieve it. I'm guilty of this with my Exercise board. I'll see great pins, wh... Read more
I really hate that I'm a yo-yo-er when it comes to losing weight. I've recently gained some weight this last year, and I can't believe I've let this happen again. I get distracted and very busy when I'm in grad school, and I don't realize how mu... Read more
New Year's Resolution: COMPLETE!
Today, as I was doing my strength training exercises, I remembered the resolution I made last January: to do five pushups. I decided I would try and see my progress. I got down on the ground, put my hands into position, and, to my surprise, I wa... Read more
Losing 60 Pounds--What Does That Look Like?
When I weighed myself this Easter morning, I was shocked to discover that I've lost 60 pounds! This has really made my day. :) I was wondering what 60 pounds looks like, and I borrowed this idea from some blogs I saw. Hopefully my math is correc... Read more
THE Pants: The Sequel
I started out my weightloss journey with the goal of being able to fit into my favorite jeans: a light-washed pair of AE flare jeans. Once I could fit into them, the next goal was being able to wear them comfortably. I fit that goal, and then I ... Read more
New Year's Resolution(s)
I know some people are going to laugh when they read my main resolution for this year, but I don't care. My New Year's Resolution is to be able to do five regular pushups. I can't do a single one, and I've never been able to, in fact. I feel lik... Read more
Until I can find a decent program to convert this file to an .mov, I've uploaded a video of my weight loss progression on youtube!
^ That's the link if you wanna go watch it! :P
I tried to pic... Read more
Bonus Challenge for New You Bootcamp PT. 2
On Sunday, January 04, 2009, I posted a blog for the New YOU Bootcamp in which I took some "before" pictures. Well, I decided to post some updated ones. Wow, I can SEE this difference. Also, I've realized these red shorts are NOT flattering on m... Read more
Not Fated to be Fat!
I started out at 217 pounds, and now I'm down to 170. That means I've lost 47 pounds! It befuddles me. I always thought that I was going to be large. That I was MEANT to be overweight and unhappy. It's true that I gain weight really easily, but ... Read more
When I weighed myself today on WiiFit, it said I was in the normal range. There is a sliding scale: obese, overweight, normal, and underweight. I started out at the top of the scale (obese), and I've finally made it down to normal! I reached the... Read more
Time to Change Your Life! Meg's Weight Loss Guide
I started writing this for my boyfriend, but then I realized that some other people might find it helpful, so I'll post it here, too.
Meg's Weight Loss Guide
1. No more soda! It's easy to become addicted to soda, and, like any... Read more
Now that I've lost close to 40 pounds, pretty much all my clothes are baggy, especially my jeans. It's a great feeling! I hated feeling like I was exploding out of my clothes. I can't wait to buy some clothes that fit me. I can't afford it right... Read more
FINALLY, a year later, I'm at my goal weight!!
I can't believe I did it. I am still surprised when I try on my clothes and notice how baggy they are. Even though it took me a year to get to this point, I still feel like it flew by. I keep expecting, rather illogically, to wake up, and realiz... Read more
Almost There: THE Jeans and Five More Pounds
Alright, so I know I'm still overweight even if I lose five more pounds, but I've discovered that setting little goals helps me. It makes it seems less overwhelming. And then I get more of a sense of accomplishment when I look at that weight los... Read more
Under 190! :D
I had my Wii Fit balance board weigh me today, and I'm at 187.2!! I can't believe I'm finally under 190! I'm sooooo close to 180! I'm so proud of myself! Seven more pounds, and I'll be at my goal weight. My "healthiest" goal weight is around 160... Read more